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Carrier jam When you turn on the printer it says there is a carrier jam. When I open it I don't see anything in there. Also when it turns on the ink cartage slams back and forth. How can I fix this?

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  1. Disconnect the power supply from the back of the printer.
  2. Open the front cover of the printer where the cartridges are located.
  3. Look for two black bands that span from left to right (they should have one serrated side and one smooth side). Just above the black bands there is a transparent strip; this strip is called the Encoder strip.
  4. Flick this strip lightly with your finger to make sure that it is running smoothly from left to right. You may need to do this two or three times. CAUTION: Do not pull the strip!
  5. Close the front cover of the printer and reconnect the power supply.
Good luck....

Posted on Jan 22, 2009

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The next steps involve lifting the printer and turning it upside down. Only perform these steps if you are willing and able to do so.


Remove all paper from the input tray.


Unplug the power brick from the back of the printer.


Unplug the USB cable from the back of the printer.


Lift the printer up and turn it upside down.


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Make sure that you are holding onto the scan bed to prevent it from falling open when the printer is turned upside down.


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This may work for you, it has worked for many here I given this advice so gave it a try it could work for you. Generally when this happens, something has fallen into the printer, or a piece of paper has been jammed in there.

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There could be 4 possibilities.

1. Ink cartridges lids are open which is not allowing cartridges to move freely.
2. Ink cartridges carriage will not move from its original position(left) when front cover is opened
3. Encoder strip is Dirty.
4. Encoder strip is Out of position.

Solution:
1. Open the front cover and check if ink cartridges lids are properly snapped in.

2. Turn the printer off and pull out the power cable from power socket, open the front cover and manually center the ink cartridges carriage.
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3. Cleaning the encoder strip:
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1. Ink cartridges lids are open which is not allowing cartridges to move freely.
2. Ink cartridges carriage will not move from its original position(left) when front cover is opened
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Solution:
1. Open the front cover and check if ink cartridges lids are properly snapped in.

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STEP: Disconnect and Reconnect the Printer Power Supply
Unplug the power cord from the wall socket.
Disconnect the power supply from the back of the printer.
Wait 15 seconds.
Reconnect the power supply to the back of the printer.
Plug the power cord back into the wall socket

STEP: Raise and Lower the Scanner Assembly on the Printer
Lift the lid of the scanner until the locking bar catches to move the ink cartridge carrier to the center position.
Release the locking bar and close the scanner assembly.
If the ink cartridge carrier fails to center, repeat steps 1 and 2
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STEP: Check to See if the Ink Carrier Latches Are Open
Open the printer.
Check inside the printer to see if the cartridge carrier latches that hold the ink cartridges down have popped open.
Close the carrier latches
STEP: Remove any Torn or Stuck Pieces of Paper from the Input Tray and Output Tray
Disconnect the power brick from the back of the printer.
Lift the scanner unit.
Look down inside the printer and remove any torn or stuck paper from the input or output tray by pulling firmly.
Close the scanner unit.
Reconnect the power brick to the back of the printer
STEP: Clear Obstructions From the Input Tray
STEP: Fan the Paper
Grasp the ream of paper at one end (Figure 1).
Place your thumb on top of the opposite end of the paper and fan the paper like a deck of cards.
Flex the paper back and forth, and then fan it.
Straighten the edges of the stack on a level surface.
Top of Form 1
Bottom of Form 1
Additional Information
It is quite possible for objects such as pens, pencils, paperclips, and other small items to fall into the paper input tray causing paper jams to occur. Follow the below steps to try and clear any obstructions that may have fallen into the printer.

Caution:
The next steps involve lifting the printer and turning it upside down. Only perform these steps if you are willing and able to do so.

Remove all paper from the input tray.
Unplug the power brick from the back of the printer.
Unplug the USB cable from the back of the printer.
Lift the printer up and turn it upside down.

Caution:
Make sure that you are holding onto the scan bed to prevent it from falling open when the printer is turned upside down.
Tilt the printer from side to side while it is upside down to see if any obstructions fall from the input tray.

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